Search on near Roosevelt Lake for armed suspect
Web Producer: Taylor Avey
ROOSEVELT LAKE, Ariz. (AP) - Law enforcement officers are searching near Roosevelt Lake for an armed homicide suspect who eluded Gila County sheriff's deputies.
Pinal County sheriff's spokesman Elias Johnson says his agency sent a helicopter to help search at dawn Sunday. Maricopa County sheriff's spokesman Chris Hegstrom says his and other agencies are also involved. He referred questions to Gila County sheriff's officials but they have not responded to repeated requests for information.
The White Mountain Independent reports Gabriel Jaramillo is wanted in connection with the death of a man found near Big Lake on Friday. Jaramillo reportedly shot at deputies during a chase from Globe to near Roosevelt Lake.
Apache County Attorney Michael Whiting tells the paper Jaramillo has a lengthy criminal record.
Roosevelt Lake is about 100 miles east of downtown Phoenix.
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